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Uganda

Uganda deploys drones to build refugee resilience

15 Jun 2016, UNISDR AF

Uganda is developing base maps for refugee settlements that host thousands of people in the east African country in order to support risk-informed development and land use planning and thereby build community resilience. The map will show the location, type and geographical spread of hazards such as sand harvesting and encroachment to make risk-informed decisions.


    National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
  • Website: http://www.opm.go.ug/
  • Contact:Ag. Commissioner, Disaster Management
  • Phone:+256 414 251 769 +256 772 313 093


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
  • Website: http://www.opm.go.ug/
  • Contact:Ag. Commissioner, Disaster Management
  • Phone:+256 414 251 769 +256 772 313 093
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